Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > OTHER ENTERTAINMENT NEWS > Quirky NEWS

Woman, 99, wins shopping spree at 99 Cent Only Store


UPI News Service, 08/18/2013 

Emelia De-Four used her 99th birthday shopping spree at a Paramount, Calif., 99 Cent Only store to buy candles, napkins, plates and other household necessities.

ADVERTISEMENT
De-Four, one of a 16-child family who grew up poor in Trinidad and Tobago, visited the 99 Cents Only Store each Sunday after church and won a 99th birthday party at the discount store that included a shopping spree, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.

The Friday spree was filling a shopping cart with anything she wanted, which included household items and about 20 religious candles because, she said, she prays three hours a day for her 11 children, their children and their children's children.

De-Four, who used flour sacks for her children's clothes when they were growing up, said she may not be rich with money, but she is wealthy in other ways, the Times said.

The Times said she often told her seven daughters and four sons while they were growing up, "Children are poor people's riches."


DISCUSS AND COMMENT ON THIS STORY
Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.


Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.


Copyright 2013 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any repr








Take Our User Survey





Page generated in 0.095908164978027 seconds
About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed